Scholarship Archive

Posted on December 3, 2018

THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any accredited college or university in the U.S.

Students apply for the Coolidge Scholarship during their junior year of high school. Finalists are flown in for a finalist weekend at the Coolidge Historic Site in Plymouth Notch, Vermont where they interview with the Coolidge Scholars Finalist Jury. Recipients of the Coolidge Scholarship are notified of their award late in their junior year, before college application (note: current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Finalists who are not named Coolidge Scholars are eligible to receive a smaller, one-time, college scholarship.

  • Primary Criterion: Academic Excellence
  • Secondary Criterion: Interest in Public Policy and Appreciation for Coolidge Values
  • Secondary Criterion: Humility and Service
Posted on December 3, 2018

TRUMAN D. PICARD SCHOLARSHIP

For Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students

The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a
higher education in Natural Resources.
Required Materials: The Education Selection Committee will review and rank only those applicants who completely address each
area. Please be specific. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

1. Letter of Application: The letter must include your name, permanent mailing address, email address if available, and phone
number. It should be a maximum of two pages in length, and discuss the following:

  • Interest in natural resources.
  • Commitment to education, community and your culture.
  • Financial need. Students MUST complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and attach the Student Aid Report or
    have the report sent to the ITC office. If it has not been completed, send last year’s report.

2. Resume
3. Three letters of reference:

  • On letterhead (If no letterhead is available through the reference’s organization they should create their own)
  • Signed
  • Dated within the last six months
  • Open sealed documents, if applicable

4. Evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U. S. Government. A photocopy of your enrollment card, front and back, or Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) will suffice.

5. Transcripts: ALL students must include transcripts. Unofficial or official both accepted. Please open sealed transcripts.

  • High school students must also provide documented proof of acceptance to an institution of higher education and a review of
    college class schedule to verify major before a check is released.
  • College students must also provide proof of their declared major.

6. Delivery of application, TWO STEPS:

  • Submit via fax (503-282-1274) or e-mail (itc1@teleport.com) up until the close of business (5:00 p.m. PST) March 15, 2019,
  • AND mail the originals to be postmarked by March 15, 2019. Be sure to check your local post office hours.
    Inquiries and applications should be directed to the Intertribal Timber Council office:

ATTN: EDUCATION COMMITTEE
INTERTRIBAL TIMBER COUNCIL
1112 N.E. 21st Avenue, Suite 4
Portland, Oregon 97232-2114
(503) 282-4296 phone

Posted on December 3, 2018

SEELEY FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DESCRIPTION

Eva and Nelson Seeley, members of the Helena First Presbyterian Church, created an endowment at the Montana Community Foundation in 2015 called the Seeley Family Memorial Scholarship. This endowment will provide annual scholarship awards in perpetuity to benefit members of the church who are attending or planning to attend an accredited post-secondary school.

REQUIREMENTS

Scholarship Criteria:

  1. Student must be a member of the Helena First Presbyterian Church
  2. Graduate from a Helena high school
  3. Minimum grade point average of 2.0
  4. Demonstrated financial need
  5. Demonstrated good character

All MCF scholarships open up on January 1 of each year, and close the 3rd Friday of March (a few go to the end of March – students will need to pay attention to those ending dates).

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

KAY MCMILLAN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS

Student must be a nursing student enrolled in the pre-nursing program at the Montana Tech nursing program:

  • Current pre-nursing student at Montana Tech
  • Strong preference for nontraditional students, i.e. older, re-entry students, especially those who have overcome significant barriers to return to school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference for Butte-Silver Bow County High School graduates
  • Minimum pre-nursing (high school) GPA of 2.0
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to community health

 

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

MONTANA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Helena High School or Capital High School
  • Applicant must demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must demonstrate participation in school, church and community activities, and complete an essay on long-term goals and objectives.
  • Accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade or technical school).

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

 

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

GEORGE AND EMILY VUCANOVICH SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant must be a graduating senior of one of the following high schools:

  • Helena High School (Helena, MT)
  • Capital High School (Helena, MT)
  • Butte High School (Butte, MT)
  • Butte Central High School (Butte, MT)

Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must plan to attend a two or four year accredited college or university, or be accepted into a post-secondary apprenticeship or training program that has been recognized and approved by the scholarship committee.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, extracurricular activities, life goals and expectations, and exceptional circumstances.

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

 

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

EVELYN B JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a member of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from a Montana high school.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, participation in school, community and church activities, long-term goals, and motivation
  • Accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade or technical school).

 

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

 

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

DEARBORN RANCH SCHOLARSHIP FBO MONTANA HIGHWAY PATROL

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a natural or adopted child of an active uniformed officer who is employed by the Montana Highway Patrol.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.75 through the first semester of the senior year of high school.
  • Applicant must currently be—or plan to be—enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade or technical school).

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

 

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

DEARBORN RANCH SCHOLARSHIP FBO MONTANA GAME WARDENS

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a natural or adopted child of an active uniformed officer who is employed by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks as a Game Warden.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.75 through the first semester of the senior year of high school.
  • Applicant must currently be—or plan to be—enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade or technical school).

 

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

 

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.

Posted on November 30, 2018

T. EUGENE YOUNG MONTANA’S PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from a Montana High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicant must be going on to college to study science, technology, engineering, mathematics or healthcare (STEM).
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, academic achievement, leadership ability, school and community participation and personal attributes.
  • Preference will be given to those students attending college in Montana.

 

Students will need to start the scholarship process at the Montana Community Foundation Site steps below:

  • Go to MCF website: www.mtcf.org
  • Click Grants & Scholarship drop down
  • Select Apply for Scholarship
  • Click APPLY ONLINE
  • Begin Search
  • Check Boxes that apply
  • Optional: answer grade level, GPA, Sex, County
  • Intended Post-secondary Field of Study (if they are studying A STEM field)
  • Click Search button
  • Search Results – This will give a good selection of scholarship available ready only
  • Check box next Scholarship you intend to apply too
  • Click Save to my Applications
  • Create an Account in Smarter Select (MCF’s application site)

Scholarships opens January 1st and closes the 3rd Friday of March.